TAG: gear

Smarter Power Designs

Smarter Power Designs

Gadgets and gear are all encompassing; smothering the retail market with each new upgrade, add-on or novel needed feature. These 2 designs are creative spins on their existing versions, but also promise to still be future relevant. A smart charging station is determined to take over the mass array of chargers. DODOcase and Stikwood created a docking station called the Charging Nest that is supposed to cover the present and the future with its all-encompassing charging features. It has an old fashioned look that gives it character, but it is a fully modern, adjustable charging dock. Made from reclaimed wood, it can charge devices… read more

This Bracelet Uses The Heartbeat To Connect Users

This Bracelet Uses The Heartbeat To Connect Users

Biometric technology has advanced in recent years, and recognition software is promising to offer some exciting future products for consumers. Forget voice recognition and fingerprint readers, your heartbeat could be your new login method. The latest gear utilizes human gesturing and heartbeat recognition to connect users to their devices, and the Nymi by Bionym has won a top spot on the market with its bracelet system. There are no passwords to remember, but the user’s unique cardiac tempo validates identity and allows wireless connections to laptops, smartphones, vehicles and many other devices. Gestures let you control intended activities, for example, a… read more